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New York Times, Tuesday, March 7, 1972

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,242
Across Down
1. Flower : PANSY
6. Hudson fish : SHAD
10. River duck : TEAL
14. One of fifty : STATE
15. Surmount, with "over" : TIDE
16. Millay : EDNA
17. Kind of boss : STRAW
18. Fortune-seekers' goals : ELDORADOS
20. Ottoman : TURK
21. Certain athlete : PRO
22. Will or Ariel : DURANT
23. Mosquito genus : AEDES
25. Circle : HALO
26. "Elementary, my dear ___" : WATSON
28. Patted : CARESSED
32. Pierre's friend : AMI
33. Participant : ENTRY
35. Prevent : DETER
36. Leontyne Price, for one : DIVA
38. Gloss : SHEEN
40. Teasdale : SARA
41. Anthony et al. : EDENS
43. Pine substance : RESIN
45. Rough current : RIP
46. Cabinet material : ROSEWOOD
48. Kind of cake : COFFEE
50. Liquori's distance : MILE
51. ___ tender : LEGAL
52. Hart book : ACTONE
55. ___ diem : PER
56. Simpleton : COOT
59. Idealist's goal : SHANGRILA
61. Area of ship's bow : HAWSE
62. Comfort : EASE
63. Responsibility : ONUS
64. Fred's sister : ADELE
65. Refuges : ARKS
66. ___ egg : NEST
67. Despots : NEROS
1. Attention-getting sound : PSST
2. One of the Near Islands : ATTU
3. Stories : NARRATIVES
4. Belmont or Travers : STAKES
5. Evergreen : YEW
6. Doers: Suffix : STERS
7. Hawaiian port : HILO
8. Join to : ADD
9. Cedar of Asia : DEODAR
10. Garden beauties : TEAROSES
11. Icelandic work : EDDA
12. Common signature : ANON
13. Word for a Mohican : LAST
19. Lined : RULED
21. William and others : PENNS
24. John ___ : DOE
25. White House name : HAYES
26. Shore bird : WADER
27. Chemical prefix : AMIDO
28. Athanasian or Nicene : CREED
29. Plant of primrose family : STARFLOWER
30. Like a haunted house : EERIE
31. Hanging : DRAPE
34. Pang : THROE
37. Windflowers : ANEMONES
39. More refined : NICER
42. Golfer's concern : SWING
44. Wooden peg : NOG
47. Island off France : OLERON
49. False appearance : FACADE
51. Smallest : LEAST
52. Sailing : ASEA
53. Trout : CHAR
54. Chore : TASK
55. ___ fours : PLUS
57. Eur. capital : OSLO
58. Golf areas : TEES
60. Feminine suffix : INE
61. River to Yangtze : HAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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